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Hi, 

Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I’m taking part in Bruno and Kylie Bertucci’s Demonstrator Training Program blog hop showcasing thank you cards for customers. Make sure you hop through the links below to be inspired by lots of card ideas from Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators.

I have been playing with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers on Vellum Cardstock, and dabbing isopropyl alcohol on the colours to create cool effects. This technique is popular at the moment, so I’ve created lots of different backgrounds.

I decided to turn these into customer thank you cards by adding the sentiment to the card and not much else, so that the  background technique takes centre stage.

Rainbow thank you card

For this rainbow card I scribbled Stampin’ Blends Alcohol markers in diagonal stripes on a piece of Vellum Cardstock. The colours I used are (the dark shade of each): Poppy Parade, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Shaded Spruce, Night of Navy, Bermuda Bay, Blackberry Bliss, Polished Pink. I then dipped a paint brush into 100% isopropyl alcohol that I had in a small cup, and dabbed it on the scribbled stripes and let the alcohol do it’s magic. When I was happy with the result I left the piece to dry. I trimmed the Vellum to 10cm x 14.3cm.

I stamped the greeting from the Biggest Wish stamp set in Memento black ink onto an offcut strip of Basic White cardstock, and the bubbles from the Seascape stamp set in Bermuda Bay ink. I trimmed the strip to 10cm wide and glued it to the vellum with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Then on the back of the vellum, behind the greeting strip, I applied more glue and adhered the panel to the card front. I added a few Opal Rounds for bling.

Here is the list of Demonstrators taking part in the blog hop this month:



If you’d like to try this card and need some supplies, here is a list of supplies I used:

Product List

Biggest Wish Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)

$30.00

Seascape Cling Stamp Set

$40.00

Poppy Parade Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

$15.50

Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

$15.50

Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

$15.50

Shaded Spruce Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

$15.50

Night Of Navy Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

$15.50

Bermuda Bay Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

$15.50

Blackberry Bliss Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

$15.50

Polished Pink Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

$15.50

Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin' Pad

$13.00

Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad

$10.00

Basic White A4 Thick Cardstock

$14.25

White Vellum A4 Card Stock

$17.50

Basic White A4 Cardstock

$17.00

Opal Rounds

$13.00

Multipurpose Liquid Glue

$7.00

Click on the images to order any of the supplies.

Happy stamping,

Tina